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33 Flying Point Rd, Ste 112, Southampton, New York 11968-5275

Southampton Village Justice Court, Suffolk County, New York

NOTE:  For information on how to respond to a ticket, Paul can be reached by calling     631-287-0018 or by email at [email protected]

Speeding tickets and other traffic tickets received in the Village of Southampton are returnable to the Southampton Village Justice Court located at 151 Windmill Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. County Road 39 where the speed limit is 35 mph and Hill Street (27A) where the speed limit is 25 mph are the most common locations for the issuance of speeding tickets. Judge Barbara Wilson is the presiding Justice in the Southampton Village Justice Court with Judge Michael Solomon as Acting Judge. Be aware that the date given at the bottom of the traffic ticket for the return of the ticket is not the day for a court hearing or trial on the traffic ticket. If you wish to contest the traffic ticket, the ticket must be returned to the court with a plea of not guilty by that date. The court will then notify you by mail of a date for a pretrial court conference at which time a possible reduction in points can be discussed with the prosecutor.

We have had great success in getting speeding tickets and other traffic tickets reduced or dismissed in the Southampton Village Justice Court without the driver having to appear in court. We are able to handle appearances at pretrial conferences for drivers in this court on short notice. Points from traffic tickets can cause insurance premiums to skyrocket or result in a revoked or suspended license. Avoid points on your license, insurance costs and DMV assessments by having our firm handle your speeding ticket or other traffic ticket/violation in the Southampton Village Justice Court.

Handling a wide array of traffic violation cases

Paul G. Tuths handles a wide variety of traffic violation cases in the Southampton Village Justice Court such as the following matters:

  • Speeding
  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operation (VTL 511) or Unlicensed Operation (VTL 509)
  • Expired or suspended registration
  • Expired or suspended license
  • Driving without insurance
  • Going through a red light or stop sign
  • Failure to signal when changing lanes
  • Failure to wear a seat belt
  • Driving under the influence
  • Reckless driving
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Violating license restrictions
  • Unsafe Lane Change
  • Passing on the right

 

Our process

Paul Tuths takes a personal, hands-on approach to the defense of your traffic violation case. He will interview you over the telephone and through emails and review your documentation to obtain as much information as possible regarding the circumstances surrounding your moving violation.  Once retained, Paul will handle all dealings with the court, including the return of the ticket to the court with a PLEA OF NOT GUILTY and the scheduling of the pretrial conference.  At the pretrial conference, Paul will appear on your behalf and discuss a proposed reduction or dismissal of the ticket with the prosecutor. On most traffic violations, we are able to proceed in court without your personal appearance based upon your written authorization which we will prepare and email to you. From start to finish, Paul Tuths will be the attorney personally handling your case. We DO NOT assign or farm out cases to other attorneys to make our court appearances on traffic tickets. We use our years of experience in the Southampton Village Justice Court to get the best possible result for you. At the conclusion of the court case, Paul will contact you to advise you of the final disposition and the fine imposed by the court (unless the ticket has been dismissed) as well as the fine payment due date.

Fees

We charge on a flat rate basis for our legal services on most traffic law matters. The amount of the charge depends on the number and nature of the traffic violations which the driver has received. Our flat rate charge covers all services including review of the traffic charges and driving record, consultations and correspondence with the driver, court appearances and final wrap-up with the driver. There is no charge for an initial consultation on traffic violations. Our fee does not include any fines and surcharges which may be imposed by a court. All fines and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the driver. Payment of fines must be received at the court by the due date. If payment is not received by the due date, driving privileges may be subject to suspension by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles.

We accept payment by credit/debit cards and echeck which can be made online. Clients may also pay our fee with a personal check.

Contact qualified traffic violations lawyers today

Paul Tuths has more than 25 years experience representing clients in courts on traffic violations, speeding tickets and other driving related charges. Contact our Southampton office online or at 631-287-0018 to speak to Paul Tuths about your traffic ticket. We stand prepared to do all we can to minimize the negative repercussions of a traffic violation.